Brief description of the disease
Under glossalgia understood pain in the language, without any visible change it. Disease glossalgia - strictly secondary, that is, it is always the result of neuroses, liver problems, surgeries, but never - independent disease. Accordingly, glossalgia disappears as soon as the underlying disease will be cured. The most common problems occur in persons over 40 years, and for men the pain of language is observed in 6 times less often than women.
- trauma tongue or oral mucosa teeth properly installed artificial limbs, foreign objects;
- disorders of the autonomic system;
- diseases of the gastrointestinal tract;
- vascular lesions;
- disorders of the central nervous system;
- cerebrovascular accidents.
According to numerous studies, glossalgia, the symptoms of which are enhanced by the action of external stimuli, it affects the vagus and glossopharyngeal nerves, which can lead to a false sense. However, any irritating and traumatic symptoms are completely absent, it is often difficult to correct diagnosis.
Glossalgia - symptoms and clinical picture
Patients diagnosed with glossalgia complain of tingling, soreness, burning sensation in the tongue. Discomfort can be both periodic and permanent. The intensity of the pain increases when taking spicy food and under the influence of some other external stimuli. For example, symptoms almost always increases after fatigue and stress. If the diagnosis glossalgia treatment for any reason is delayed, the signs of the disease steadily progresses, leading to constant dry mouth, bulimia, nutritional weight gain, fatigue during a call. Problems with being overweight due to the fact that glossalgia briefly disappears after eating, so people tend to eat right in the event of pain.
Burning and discomfort usually appear in the lateral zones of language, sometimes - at the root of the back and body. Note also that glossalgia has no clearly isolated lesion so localized discomfort can vary. Sometimes glossalgia runs itself, but more often in patients still requires medical care.
As we mentioned above, the change in the mouth and tongue mucosa completely absent. In very rare cases, patients manifested a slight swelling or coating on the tongue. Older people glossalgia accompanied by varicose veins.
Glossalgia can be identified and indirect evidence. In particular, the ill person often begins to get depressed and suffers from over-excitability, anxiety, suspiciousness. He also pays attention to detail and leaves itself on the most insignificant occasions.
Because of changes in the mental state of many patients refuse the help of doctors or treatment practice glossalgia folk remedies, forgetting about the recommended therapeutic procedures. This is the wrong approach, because of the diseases signals of more serious problems in the body, and therefore delayed the correct diagnosis often leads to serious consequences and complications.
Glossalgia - treatment of the disease
First of all, physicians should conduct a complete reorganization of the mouth. The patient visits the dentist be sure that, if necessary, replace improperly installed artificial limbs and adjusts the height of the bite. At the same time taking steps to normalize the patient's mental state. This can help tranquilizers, drugs bromine and valerian trimekainovye blockade lingual nerve, injections of vitamins. Glossalgia being treated by a blockade, it is much faster, so in recent years, they are used more and more frequently.
If the pain is too severe, patients administered local anesthetics, application and oral trays. Especially effective in this case will be preparations based on vegetable raw materials, but treatment glossalgia folk remedies will still be carried out under the constant supervision of doctors. We also add that the unpleasant symptoms glossalgia well help physiotherapy and acupuncture.